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Waterfront

Author: Michael AndersonPaul SoskinRichard BurtonRobert NewtonSusan ShawAll authors
Publisher: [London] : Network Studiocanal, 2015. ©1950
Series: British film.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This outstanding drama traces the turbulent life of a seaman brutalised by a life of hard work and hard drinking, and the challenges facing the three children he abandons as they struggle to make their way in Depression-era Liverpool. Featuring powerful performances from Robert Newton, Susan Shaw, Kathleen Harrison and a young Richard Burton appearing here in only his third film Waterfront is presented in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Anderson; Paul Soskin; Richard Burton; Robert Newton; Susan Shaw; Kathleen Harrison; Network (Firm : Spain),; Studio Canal,; Rank Organisation,; Conqueror Films Ltd,
OCLC Number: 922844326
Notes: Special features: Imagery gallery ; Original pressbook PDF.
Cast: Cast: Robert Newton, Susan Shaw, Kathleen Harrison, Richard Burton.
Target Audience: Classification: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; PAL ; region 2.
Series Title: British film.
Other Titles: Waterfront women
Responsibility: directed by Michael Anderson ; produced by Paul Soskin.

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This outstanding drama traces the turbulent life of a seaman brutalised by a life of hard work and hard drinking, and the challenges facing the three children he abandons as they struggle to make their way in Depression-era Liverpool. Featuring powerful performances from Robert Newton, Susan Shaw, Kathleen Harrison and a young Richard Burton appearing here in only his third film Waterfront is presented in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. When ship's fireman Peter McCabe walks out on his long-suffering wife, he leaves her impoverished, with two young daughters and a boy born soon after his departure. After an absence of fourteen years McCabe returns, sacked and humiliated, trailing trouble in his wake ...

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